Melbourne Frocktails is an annual cocktail party for anyone who loves to sew their own clothes. Once you score your ticket, (they sell out in minutes) it’s all about what the heck are you going to make this year…
I came across the Sorbetto top pattern by Colette Patterns after searching for a free pattern for a few of my beginner students. The pattern has been around for a while so there are plenty of versions online which is great if you are looking for a new pattern, you can really get an idea […]
It’s that time of the year again!, The annual Tessuti competition, and this year the competition theme is Colour in Thirds. The fabric is a Japanese polyester crepe de chine and comes in three colours.
I didn’t want to waste any of the beautiful palm print silk twill I had left over from the Birdie bomber so I used it to sew up this quick and easy pullover top. The fabric is a palm printed silk twill and the pattern is McCalls 7195. It’s a loose-fitting top with bust darts, […]
This Jungle Ruched Dress came to life after I bought the fabric from Tessuti on sale for the bargain price of $11 per meter. It’s a 95% Rayon 5% Spandex Jersey Knit called Nouveau Jungle. I wanted an easy project which I could whip up in an afternoon. I found the Burda style pattern 6626 at Spotlight on sale […]
Kimono’s have been trending for a while and I’ve probably missed the boat but I still love so why not? So many choices, go Geisha or Boho? I had a perfect silk blend fabric in my stash that said “Geisha”.
Tessuti are running another competition which closes tonight! I bought the fabric a while ago and pinned a few ideas to my pinterest board but like always, left it literally to the last minute (again!). Update: I was awarded a runner up prize! Thankyou so much Tessuti! The competition requires that you use Tessuti’s fabric […]